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Canadian News

CBC News
More Canadian spies get permission to commit crimes, CSIS memo shows

The Canadian Press
What is CSIS' physical surveillance unit?

National Post
China and Russia are targeting elections around the world, CSE warns

Global News
Bank of Canada holds rates again

Postmedia News
Senate report calls on GAC to cut senior management

The Canadian Press
Senators were intimidated, had their privilege breached, Speaker rules

Toronto Star
Pierre Poilievre threatens to block business in the House of Commons - More

The Canadian Press
Canada considering options to get extended family of Canadians out of Gaza

Postmedia News
Crew from PIA keeps mysteriously disappearing during Toronto layover

The Canadian Press
Health Canada authorizes updated Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Agence QMI
La première opération de déneigement amorcée à Montréal

Radio-Canada
130 000 $ en roues volées d’une vingtaine de véhicules laissés sur des blocs de bois

Radio-Canada
Des commerçants disent non aux paiements par carte de crédit

Radio-Canada
Les fêtes de bureau prennent un coup de froid à cause de l’inflation

Radio-Canada
Un plan préliminaire pour la création d’un tombeau nucléaire à Blind River critiqué

Radio-Canada
L’IA ouvre les horizons de studios indépendants de jeux vidéo

TVA Nouvelles
Une offre que « personne au Québec n'accepterait » dit la présidente de la FTQ - Plus

TVA Nouvelles
Sondage Léger au fédéral : Poilievre progresse lentement mais sûrement au Québec

Radio-Canada
Des infirmières contraintes d’utiliser des seringues qui se brisent

Radio-Canada
Explosion des délais pour les Québécois en attente d’un conjoint à l’étranger

TVA Nouvelles
Ce serait la fin du « Reader's Digest »

Canadian Commentary

Konrad Yakabuski | The Globe and Mail
CBC’s president inadvertently makes the case for scrapping the public broadcaster

Lawrence Martin | The Globe and Mail
The Chrétien-Harper connection is a rare thing in our polarized times

R. David Harden | The Globe and Mail
Israel faces the risk of a strategic defeat in Gaza

Terry Glavin | National Post
Nope, Trudeau hasn't been 'vindicated' on India murder allegations

Chris Selley | National Post
Enough with the conspiracy theory polls, already

Michael Higgins | National Post
Pierre Poilievre looks like a prime minister in-waiting

Gary Mason | The Globe and Mail
Poilievre’s ‘Housing Hell‘ video offers a lousy, dime-store analysis of our housing crisis - More

Gabriel De Roche | The Globe and Mail
In selecting Bonnie Crombie, Ontario’s Liberals choose the path of restoration – and least resistance

Michael Taube | National Post
Bonnie Crombie will regret her decision to lead the Ontario Liberals

Andrew Coyne | The Globe and Mail
With Google’s agreement to pay off the Canadian media, the shakedown in C-18 is made explicit - More

Julia Malott | National Post
The Left can't accept that most everyone loves Christmas

Gérald Fillion | Radio-Canada
Médias : un modèle en échec, une démocratie en danger

Sophie Langlois | Radio-Canada
L’amitié qui survit à la guerre Israël-Hamas

Jean-François Lisée | Le Devoir
Meurtres au 2,5e degré

International News

BBC News
US grounds entire Osprey aircraft fleet

Global News
Experts warn that the U.S. is headed for a ‘syndemic’ this winter

ABC News
Off-duty Alaska Airlines pilot indicted for trying to shut off engines mid-flight

BBC News
UNLV shooting: Police say three dead in University of Nevada shooting

BBC News
Army veteran accused of killing parents and four others in Texas shooting spree

BBC News
Why US drivers may be thinking about EVs all wrong

The Associated Press
McDonald's burger empire set for unprecedented growth with 10,000 new stores

The Associated Press
FBI chief makes fresh pitch for spy program renewal

The Associated Press
Judge again orders arrest of owner of former firearms training center in Vermont

BBC News
Kevin McCarthy announces retirement from Congress

ABC News
Trump raises new alarms, saying he wouldn't be a 'dictator' except on 'Day One' - More

BBC News
Meet the longshot candidates who could swing the 2024 election

The Associated Press
52 sea turtles experiencing 'cold stun' in New England flown to rehab in Florida

ABC News
Senate Republicans reject Biden's call to urgently approve Ukraine aid

BBC News
Zelensky speaks out as US stand-off imperils war effort

BBC News
Four Russian soldiers charged with war crimes for torturing US citizen in Ukraine

VOA News
Washington Slaps New Visa Restrictions on Extremist Israeli Settlers

VOA News
Gaza War Divides American Opinion

The Associated Press
Boris Johnson admits to mistakes but defends COVID record at inquiry - More - More

BBC News
Inside the secret complex making high-tech gadgets for UK spies

BBC News
New Rwanda bill gives ministers power to disregard some human rights lawS

BBC News
Robert Jenrick resigns as immigration minister over Rwanda legislation

BBC Radio
Should you buy a real or artificial Christmas tree this year?

BBC News
EU to delay tariffs on UK electric cars until 2027

BBC News
What is the UK's plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda?

BBC News
Olive oil price rises by 70% as Spanish drought bites

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine faces mounting recruitment challenges

The Associated Press
U.S. imposes new round of sanctions over Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Agence France-Presse
Six Ukrainian Children Returned From Russia Under Qatari Deal

Postmedia News
Russian soldiers tied to tree for refusing to fight, activists say

Reuters News Agency
Turkey rejects 'buffer zone' plan for Gaza, Erdoğan says

Global News
U.S. investigating murders, kidnappings of citizens by Hamas: Garland

BBC News
Israeli settler violence brings destruction and fear to West Bank as war rages

VOA News
Israel and Palestinians Prepare Legal Cases for Gaza War Crimes

VOA News
Israel-Hamas War Intensifies in Southern Gaza

BBC News
Heavy fighting rocks Gaza’s key southern city

The Associated Press
Dire humanitarian conditions in Gaza grow worse

CBC News
Internet, phone outages have cut off Gazans from the outside world

Reuters News Agency
On edge over Red Sea attacks, Riyadh seeks to contain fall-out

BBC News
COP28: Is the world about to promise to ditch fossil fuels?

The Associated Press
Iran arrests a popular singer after he was handed over by police in Turkey

The Associated Press
Iran says it sent a capsule with animals into orbit

The Associated Press
How the Aral Sea is a reminder of lost livelihoods - More

The Associated Press
In the salt deserts bordering Pakistan, India builds its largest renewable energy project

BBC News
Family escapes from North Korea through a minefield and stormy seas

The Associated Press
48 Haitian migrants have been detained on an uninhabited island west of Puerto Rico

Agence France-Presse
Kevin McCarthy annonce quitter le Congrès américain

Agence France-Presse
L'Ukraine rapporte une nouvelle attaque nocturne russe avec 48 drones

Agence France-Presse
Washington promet une aide climatique à une vingtaine de villes

Agence France-Presse
La température monte à la COP28, l'ONU appelle à sortir des « postures »

Agence France-Presse
Iran : les États-Unis condamnés à payer 50 milliards de dollars pour l'assassinat d'un général

Radio-Canada
La production de thé menacée par les changements climatiques à Taïwan

Agence France-Presse
Entretien entre les chefs de diplomatie de la Chine et des États-Unis sur Gaza et Taïwan

International Commentary

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Trump Says He’ll Be a Dictator on ‘Day One’ - More

Jonathan Chait | Intelligencer
Why Trump Refuses to Deny He Plans to Become a Dictator

Scott Nover | Slate
Welcome to the Creator Economy, George Santos

Steve Coll | The New Yorker
A Ruinous War and Peacemaking in Gaza

Adam Satariano and Cecilia Kang | The New York Times
How Nations Are Losing a Global Race to Tackle A.I.’s Harms

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